Connect With Fans and Followers
Visit Philadelphia™ makes it easy to find fun things to do in the Philadelphia region thanks to a host of increasingly popular social media tools. Whether people like to connect with friends on Facebook, tweet from their smart phones, surf the Web or get the scoop delivered directly to their e-mail inboxes, they’ll see that it’s easy to stay in touch with Philadelphia and The Countryside®.
Check out all the ways Visit Philadelphia™ connects visitors and residents to the city they love.
Philly’s Facebook fans see Philadelphia in their newsfeed a few times a day. Visit Philadelphia™ shares event updates, tips on big hotel deals and links to insider information, while also proving a place for people to connect by sharing their best Philly photos, chatting about last night’s game or dishing on their favorite new restaurants.
Visit Philadelphia™ encourages fans to stop by, leave a comment, connect with fellow Philly lovers and show city pride on its four Facebook pages:
- Visit Philly: facebook.com/VisitPhilly
- Philly 360°: facebook.com/Philly360
- Visit Gay Philly: facebook.com/VisitGayPhilly
To stay in the know about up-to-the-minute Philly tourism news, what to dos, brag-worthy facts, hotel and restaurant deals, giveaways and promotions throughout the day, follow Visit Philadelphia™ on Twitter.
Get the scoop on general happenings, insights and travel promotions in Philadelphia and The Countryside® by following our four Twitter accounts:
- Visit Philly: twitter.com/VisitPhilly
- Philly 360°: twitter.com/Philly360
- Philly Te Ama: twitter.com/PhillyTeAma
- Uwishunu: twitter.com/Uwishunu
Take a visual tour of Philadelphia through the eyes of the people that live here with Visit Philadelphia™ on Instagram. Subscribe to the Instagram accounts below for day-in-the-Philadelphia-life photos, local photographer submissions, an insider look at city neighborhoods and more.
What’s better than telling stories about Philadelphia? Showing stories about Philadelphia! Visit Philadelphia™ has plenty of free videos on youtube.com/VisitPhilly. Visit or subscribe to the channel, then sit back and watch our latest videos on hot chefs, cool fashions, locally made beers and other fun things to do.
Visit Philadelphia™ videos also give the scoop on Philadelphia’s newest tourism TV commercials. A few clicks of the mouse later and viewers can share favorite videos with friends and family.
Have a smartphone? Visitors with Foursquare, the free, location-based social network and game, can “check-in” to locations around Philadelphia and The Countryside® to share their activities with friends. VisitPhilly’s followers on Foursquare find tips left at each location by VisitPhilly as they check-in at spots around the region.
Connect with Visit Philadelphia™ on LinkedIn to see the latest promotions and campaigns focused on Philadelphia and the Countryside®.
Eat, drink and go Foodspotting. With Visit Philly’s new guides on the free, food-focused social networking game Foodspotting, smartphone-savvy visitors can experience the best menu items in Philadelphia and The Countryside®. By sharing photos of foods they recommend, Visit Philly’s followers can earn points towards virtual “badges”—and dine on delicious dishes around the region.
For those not into Facebook and Twitter, it’s still nice to be in the know. Once a month, Visit Philadelphia™ delivers an e-newsletter with top picks for seasonal events, restaurant openings and great deals directly to inboxes everywhere to help visitors stay on top of the news and help them plan their free time.
Tourism Blog, uwishunu.com
Want to know what’s going on in Philly this week? Insider blog uwishunu.com is an up-to-the-minute source for places to eat, drink and be merry. New and different attractions and deals are always popping up, providing visitors with more reasons to return to the site.